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Green-winged Pytilia
Pytilia melba (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Pytilia

Scientific:
  Pytilia melba

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.180

Protonym:
  Fringilla Melba

Avibase ID:
  01A3BE3CBE9C7B39

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/01A3BE3C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562665

Geographic range:

  • Pytilia melba melba: Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo to sw Tanzania, w Malawi and South Africa
  • Pytilia melba citerior: southern Mauritania south to Guinea-Bissau, east to southern Sudan, western South Sudan, and northwestern Ethiopia
  • Pytilia melba soudanensis: southeastern South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, northern and eastern Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania
  • Pytilia melba flavicaudata: Djibouti
  • Pytilia melba belli: W Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo and w Tanzania
  • Pytilia melba percivali: Central and sw Kenya to n and central Tanzania
  • Pytilia melba jessei: NE Sudan to Eritrea and nw Somalia
  • Pytilia melba grotei: E Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and Zanzibar
  • Pytilia melba hygrophila: N Zambia and n Malawi
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Green-winged Pytilia
Czech:
  astrild pestrý
German:
  Buntastrild
Danish:
  Broget Astrild
Spanish:
  Estrilda Melba
Finnish:
  palettipeippo
French:
  Beaumarquet melba
Italian:
  Pitilia aliverdi
Japanese:
  nishikisuzume
Japanese:
  ニシキスズメ
Dutch:
  Melba-astrild
Norwegian:
  Grønnvingeastrild
Polish:
  melba pstra
Portuguese:
  Maracachão-d'asa-verde
Russian:
  Пёстрый астрильд
Slovak:
  pytília pestrá
Swedish:
  melbaastrild
Chinese:
  绿翅斑腹雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Beaumarquet melba ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Beaumarquet melba ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Melba Finch ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Melba Finch ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Pytilia melba [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pytilia melba [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pytilia melba [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Green-winged Pytilia ( Pytilia melba) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pytilia melba [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pytilia melba [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Melba, Gewone Melba (Melbasysie)
Catalan: bec de corall melba, Pitília d'ales verdes
Czech: Astrild pestrý
Danish: Broget Astrild
German: Buntastrild, Bunt-Astrild
English: Gray-naped Pytilia, Green winged Pytilia, Green-winged Pytilia, Grey-naped Pytilia, Melba, Melba Finch, Melba Waxbill
English (Kenya): Green-winged Pytilia
Spanish: Estrilda Melba, Pinzón Melba
Estonian: rohetiib-amadiin
Finnish: Palettipeippo
French: Beaumarquet, Beaumarquet melba
Hungarian: tarka asztrild
Italian: Melba, Pitilia aliverdi
Japanese: nishikisuzume
Japanese: ニシキスズメ
Kwangali: Matemate
Latin: Fringilla Melba, Pytilia melba, Pytilia melba melba
Lithuanian: Žaliasparnė pitilija
Dutch: Melba-astrild
Norwegian: Broket astrild, Grønnvingeastrild
Polish: Astryld pstry, melba pstra
Portuguese: Maracachão-d'asa-verde
Russian: Пёстрая питилия, Пёстрый астрильд
Slovak: pytília pestrá
Swedish: Melbaastrild
Swahili: Tunguridi Bawa-kijani
Tsonga: Xindzingiri bhanga
Chinese: 绿翅斑腹雀
Chinese (Traditional): 綠翅斑腹雀

 

         

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